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The FTC Won't Let Me Be

Filed under: General Gaming
Posted by Jeremy on July 12, 2004 12:46 PM
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I believe it was Slim Shady who said, "the FTC won't let me be." Well, maybe that was the FCC. Either way, the FTC, on July 8th, released its, "A Fourth Follow-up Review of Industry Practices in the Motion Picture, Music Recording & Electronic Game Industries," to Congress. In general, the gaming industry is doing better in voluntary compliance with ESRB ratings however, gaming magazines aimed at teens and pre-teens still contain ads for "M" rated games. Gaming mags are getting around that "rule" by placing ads for "Rating Pending" games that they know will be "M" but aren't yet classified. Very sneaky. Anyway, if you like this sort of dry stuff, the above link is for you.

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